Sunday, December 02, 2007

One Woe Doth Tread Upon Another's Heels

So close they follow :

The focus of the sleaze scandal engulfing the Government switched dramatically last night to the Labour Party's second biggest donor - an Iranian-born car dealer who is not even entitled to vote in general elections.

Mahmoud Khayami, a French citizen, has given a total of £830,000 in the past eight months, making him Labour's biggest individual backer after Lord Sainsbury.

The guy's got a house in London and his business is in California. He registered to vote on May 1 (as an EU national he can vote in EU and local elections), dobbed in £500,000 on May 2nd and another 350K in September.

It's not illegal for a change, but he's not exactly a horny-handed son of British toil, is he ? Altogether now :

Arise, ye workers from your slumbers ...

h/t - Ross.